PRESIDENT OBAMA RE-ELECTED!!!
Associated Press and/or network calls as of 7:00 am ET:
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PBS is now livestreaming election coverage here.
Univision is livestreaming Spanish-language coverage of the election results here.
The Washington Post's updated election maps are here. (Link updated.)
The New York Times currently has its results on the front page.
Politico's election results maps are here.
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BTW, the New York Times is taking down its paywall for 24 hours beginning at 3 pm ET today.
President Obama's acceptance speech:
... Here's the full transcript.
So election officials in Miami-Dade County, Florida, have decided to quit counting votes tonight.
Colorado approves recreational marijuana. Massachusetts okays medical marijuana.
Maine apparently also okays marriage equality.
... Here's the text of Romney's concession speech.
CW: hmm, I was looking for video of Romney's concession speech, & this is what I found:
At 12:15 12:45 am ET, Mitt Romney still not conceding although all networks have called the election for President Obama. ...
... Update: Romney to speak at 12:55 am ET. Won't tell press what he'll say. ...
... Update 2: Romney has called the President to congratulate him; will concede.
Maryland voted yes on gay marriage, the first state to do so (gay marriage in other states has been decided by courts or by state legislatures).
AP: "President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions. 'This happened because of you. Thank you' Obama tweeted to supporters as he secured four more years in the White House."
NBC reports that Fox "News" has also called Ohio for the President, but Karl Rove is on-air trying to talk the network out of its decision. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney is refusing to concede Ohio.
HERE'S THE WINNING MAP:
Hartford Courant: "President Obama was projected to win Connecticut's seven electoral votes, even as hundreds of people stood in line to vote after the polls closed in some of the state's major cities."
Chicago Tribune: "Thousands of people with tickets to President Barack Obama’s election result party will soon begin arriving at McCormick Place."